Medical schools don't teach management skills, but every physician needs them.
1 Jun 2008
Insurers usually will reimburse physicians for filling out forms, such as home health plans, that require a significant investment of time.
1 Jul 2008
Second in a six-part series on small practice issues.
1 Feb 2008
New content and resources have been added to the initiative's website, including a link to ACP's October 2017 paper “Promoting Transparency and Alignment in Medicare Advantage,” which calls for Medicare Advantage plans to increase transparency.
7 Nov 2017
Stopping the physician-patient relationship can be seen as abandonment if not done properly.
1 Sep 2013
The pressure is on to switch to version 5010, and the process will require identifying changes, testing transactions and minimizing disruptions.
1 Jun 2011
Every internal medicine practice has its own unique set of problems and strengths.
1 Jun 2008
Home health care now requires face-to-face certification of eligibility based on the patient's current condition, a burden that doesn't have to be one. A few simple tips can ensure that the patient's needs and Medicare's paperwork are both satisfied.
1 Feb 2012
Scribes allow clinicians to talk to their patients eye-to-eye, without a computer screen in the middle. They also come with all the complications of employee management.
1 Oct 2016
The date for ICD-10 implementation is Oct. 1, and practices should be working now to make sure they are ready for the compliance deadline. To help members with the transition, ACP is offering several resources at discounted rates for ACP members.
10 Mar 2015